Ilona RashkowAdjunct Associate Professor
Ilona Rashkow, PhD, is an Adjunct Associate Professor within Center for Applied Liberal Arts and is a specialist in Judaic Studies and Ancient Near Eastern Literature. She is Professor Emerita at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Among her book publications are Taboo or Not Taboo: The Hebrew Bible and Human Sexuality; The Phallacy of Genesis: A Feminist-Psychoanalytic Approach; Upon the Dark Places: Sexism and Anti-Semitism in English Renaissance Biblical Translation; and numerous academic journal articles. She presents papers routinely at national and international academic conferences and has been the Visiting Aaron Aronoff Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Alabama as well as a Visiting Research Scholar at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Read the first five books of the Bible, tracing the processes by which they were formed and considering the multiple contexts that informed them.